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  • Map of Chattanooga and vicinity. [1863-1864]

    Scale ca. 1:310,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 406.4 Indicates the battles of Missionary Ridge, Chickamauga Station, Graysville, Chickamauga, Ringgold, and the "battle among the Clouds," roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battlefield of Chattanooga

    Scale ca. 1:26,600 (not "1:20,000"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 405 Gives troop positions, "route of Hooker's command, Nov. 20th," "route of pontoons," "line of retreat of enemy," relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, houses, and the names of a few residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Smith, William F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Plan of the Battle of Lookout Mountain. Fought November 24th-25th, 1863.

    The northern end of Lookout Mountain is the center point of this image, with the town of Wauhatchie and Lookout Creek to the left and Chattanooga Creek to the right. The Union forces are shown in the vicinity of the Raccoon Mountains, with Hooker and Geary's flanking movements down the west side of Lookout Creek noted. Confederate forces are divided into three lines, the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-11-24
  • Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn. where the United States Forces, consisting of the 4th. & 23d. Corps and the Cavalry Corps M.D.M., all under the command of Maj. Gen'l J.M. Schofield, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Indicates troop positions, roads, railraod, houses, names of residents, fences, drainage, and vegetation. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 424 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) - Merrill, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Original maps of Forts Henry & Donelson and vicinity.

    Not drawn to scale. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 416 In upper left corner: 148.D⁴ [This number refers to a numbering system used in the compilation of the "Atlas to accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." Maps numbered 1 to 147 are filed as ...

    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Battle [of Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1864].

    After a day of fierce fighting "above the clouds" on November 24, the Confederates retained a tenuous hold on Lookout Mountain. In this image the focus has shifted to Missionary Ridge. Arrows show the direction of attack as the Union forces under Thomas broke through the Confederate defenses, sending Bragg's army in retreat.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-11-25
  • [Sketch map of Camp Brentwood, Tennessee, while serving as quarters for the 86th and 104th regiments of the Illinois volunteers] /

    Pencil, pen and ink. Indexed. Signed letter to John Taylor, hand written in ink, on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 396.35 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Smith, Anson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical sketch of the Battle field of Stone River /

    "Reduced by Waggoner. Phot. Carpenter." Hand-colored photocopy of manuscript map showing U.S. and Confederate troop positions. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. 1969, source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00158. ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Mountain region of North Carolina and Tennessee,

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 79a.6 Map title printed in the top margin. Map covers parts of the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama and shows relief by hachures, drainage, names and boundaries of states, roads, and railroads. This edition has been significantly revised in the vicinity of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Northern Georgia. Unfinished proof ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Topographical map of Nashville, Tenn. /

    Shows physicasl relief, street rights-of-way, railroads, and outstanding buildings. Does not show vernacular buildings or other cultural features. Relief shown by gradated hachures. Signed in ink handwriting at lower left: From Office Chief Eng'rs, Hd. Qrs. Mil'y Div'n of the Miss., O.M. Poe, Capt. Eng'rs, Actg. Chf. Engr. "Copy for the Head Quarters of the Post." Photocopy (Margedant photoreproduction [sunlight] process). Oriented with north ...

    • Contributor: Willett, James R. (James Rowland) - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi. Chief Engrs. Office - Willett, James R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Aero view of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (looking east).

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Photocopy; blue line print. Oriented with north to the left. Bird's-eye-view. "G-CF-435 G 501." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 159.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Shutting, Rudolph J. - Tennessee Valley Authority
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1974
  • Chattanooga and surrounding battlefields

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 401.2 Copyright no. F23876, Sept. 8, 1913. Eighty-three points of interest are listed in the lower margin and keyed by number to the panoramic map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Purse, Reginald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • Battle of Chattanooga, Nov. 23, 24, 25, 1863.

    Scale ca. 1:108,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 397 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, Nov. 1885. p. 132. Shows troop positions, "National works," "Confederate works," roads, rivers, railroads, houses, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Badeau, Adam
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson : with the roads connecting the two places /

    Shows the forts, roads, outwork fortifications in the vicinity of the forts, fortifications in the vicinity of the town of Dover, outlying buildings, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. At lower margin in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621). Pen-and-ink (black, blue, and red). Mounted on paper backing under gauze covering. In upper left ...

    • Contributor: Lambecker, Chas - McPherson, James Birdseye - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Field works at Franklin, Tenn., occupied by the 23d and 4th corps during engagement of Nov. 30th 1864, Maj. Gen. J. M. Schofield, comdg.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 421 Indicates troop positions and names of commanders, roads, "Nashville and Decatur R.R.," drainage, relief by hachures, and a few houses and names of occupants. The scale of the map is cited as "275 feet = 1 inch." This does not agree with the bar scale. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battle of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee November 24th, 1863.

    Oriented with the Tennessee River to the top and the East Tennessee Railroad to the east, image gives details of the difficult terrain surrounding the Confederate position on Lookout Mountain. Dotted lines show the directions of the Union attack and the Confederate retreat.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical sketch of the battlefield of Stone's River near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, December 31st, 1862 to Jan. 3d, 1863 : Major General W.S. Rosecrans, Commanding of the Forces of the United States : ...

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S173 Shows troop positions, names of commanders, Confederate works, roads, "Nashville and Chattanooga R.R.," vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and rivers. At head of title: 9. Oriented with north to the right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S173 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical sketch of the country adjacent to the turnpike between Nolensville and Chapel Hill, Tenn. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows parts of Williamson, Marshal, Rutherford, and Bedford counties, Tennessee. Indicates roads, towns, distances, rivers, houses and names of residents. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 396.25 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of Fort Donelson and its outworks. [Feb. 1862]

    Scale 1:7200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 409 Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, houses, fences, a plan of Dover, fallen timber, "enemy's" tents and log huts, water batteries, entrenchments, Grant's headquarters, and the location of the divisions of General Smith, General Wallace, and General McClernand. A profile of the fort, another profile of the rifle pits, and one of the water ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map of the Atlanta campaign. [May-Sept. 1864].

    Scale ca. 1:830,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 133 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, July 1887. P. 446. Map of the northwest Georgia showing location and date of engagements, railroads, towns, rivers, relief by hachures, and county names and boundaries. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • [Map of the environs of Fort Donelson, Tennessee, Feb. 1862].

    Shows Fort Donelson, town of Dover, "Reported battery on Jackson's Hill", obstructions on the Cumberland River, and mortar boats below the obstructions. Relief shown by form lines. At lower right in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621). Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (blue). Mounted on paper backing under ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the environs of Chattanooga, showing roads, railroads, towns, houses, names of residents, drainage, and relief by hachures.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S165 Lacks title and author. "Chattanooga" is written in pencil on the verso. Reconnaissance map is lithographed on 16 sheets of paper (each 24 x 33 cm.) which have been joined together. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. Folded title: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia-Tennessee. "NMP-CHCH-17013." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 162.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Text on verso. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1968
  • [Sketch of the environs of Shelbyville, Wartrace & Normandy, Tennessee

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Hand-colored photocopy showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, towns, rivers, and mills. Descriptions of six "Crossings (i.e., fords) of Duck River" appear below the map title. Listed in R.W. Stephenson's: Land Ownership Maps (Washington, Library of Congress, 1967), no. 868. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 434.5 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. [Feb. 1862] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, fallen timber, and a plan of the fort, with guns and quarters lettered and explained by a key. A profile of the fort and one of the rifle pits appears at the right. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 413.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875